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mōtus ūs, m

1 MV-, a moving, motion : caeli signorumque motūs: motūs astrorum ignoro, Iu.: futuri, departure , V.: crebri terrae, i. e. earthquakes , Cu.Artistic movement, gesticulation, dancing : corporis: haud indecoros motūs more Tusco dabant, gesticulated , L.: Ionici, dances , H.: Cereri dare motūs, dance , V.: palaestrici, of wrestlers : celeri motu et difficili uti, gestures (of orators): instabilem motum habere, Cs.—Fig., a movement, change : motūs fortunae, Cs.An impulse, emotion, affection, passion, agitation, disturbance, inspiration : motūs animorum duplices sunt: dulcem motum adferre sensibus, sensation : divino concita motu, O.A political movement, sudden rising, tumult, commotion : in Apuliā motus erat, S.: repentini Galliae motūs, Cs.: Catilinae: servilis, insurrection , L.: in re p., change : civicus, H.

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